Shona (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

President (2021)

130 min | Documentary

Zimbabwe is at a crossroads. The leader of the opposition MDC party, Nelson Chamisa, challenges the old guard ZANU-PF led by Emmerson Mnangagwa, known as "The Crocodile." The election tests both the ruling party and the opposition.

Director: Camilla Nielsson

Votes: 51

Mugabe (2020)

130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Mugabe rises from being a prisoner to power as a guerrilla fighter but gradually becomes the world's top tyrant. After four decades in power his allies do the unexpected.

Director: Robert O. Peters | Stars: Jackie Appiah, Dhlodhlo Charity, Mzembi Charles, Adam Chasema

The Night of the Askari (1976)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A colonial police officer in Rhodesia hunts down the albino terrorist who raped and murdered his fiancée.

Director: Jürgen Goslar | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Faulkner, Horst Frank, Sybil Danning

Votes: 229

Mugabe and the White African (2009)
77 metascore

Mugabe and the White African (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

An intimate and moving account of one family's extraordinary courage in the face of overwhelming injustice and brutality.

Directors: Lucy Bailey, Andrew Thompson

Votes: 893 | Gross: $0.00M

House of Children (2020)

60 min | Documentary

Conversations at a Zimbabwean children's home.

Director: Daniel Drema

Votes: 19

Akashinga: The Brave Ones (2020)

13 min | Documentary, Short

The vigilant group which trains to face down poachers in order to save wildlife at a moment's notice.

Director: Maria Wilhelm

Votes: 34

Blind Ambition (2021)

Documentary | Completed

Four Zimbabwean men form their country's first Wine Tasting Olympics team.

Directors: Robert Coe, Warwick Ross

Somewhere Between Now and Then (2014)

Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary

A documentary about the Zimbabwe War of Liberation (Rhodesian Bush War/ Second Chimurenga 1964-1980). We explore the average man's journey through this conflict and try to explain how men ... See full summary »

Democrats (2014)
88 metascore

Democrats (2014)

100 min | Documentary

In politically unstable Zimbabwe, a new constitution is being put together by the ruling party of strongman Robert Mugabe and the divided opposition. Various political, local and personal interests are bogging the process down.

Director: Camilla Nielsson | Stars: Paul Mangwana, Robert Mugabe, Douglas Mwonzora, Morgan Tsvangirai

Votes: 347

Kongo (1997)

50 min | Drama, History

Guy Moeyaert is a well-meaning colonial official in a jungle district of the Belgian Congo in the last years of white colonial rule, after the Second World War, a paternalistic system where... See full summary »

Stars: Lucas Van den Eynde, Karen van Parijs, Guy Van Sande, Dennis Rudge

Votes: 84

Zimbabwe (2008)

84 min | Drama

Zimbabwe is an orphan. Her parents and sister have died of AIDS. The members of her community are not able to look after her and she is forced to travel to a family member in Beitbridge, a town on the border with South Africa, for support.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Kudzai Chimbaira, Farai Veremu, Natasha Gandi, Mildred Chipuriro

Votes: 28

Forbidden Fruit (2001)

30 min | Short, Documentary

Two women from a village in Zimbabwe are in love with each other although one is married.

Director: Sue Maluwa-Bruce

Votes: 10

We are Zama Zama (2020)


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The Letter (IV) (2019)

86 min | Drama

It's 2015, following the controversial July 17 legislation by the Zimbabwean government to abruptly cut off thousands of jobs, Simon has been the delivering the dreaded dismissal letters to... See full summary »

Directors: Daves Guzha, Joe Njagu | Stars: Emmanuel Mbrirmi, Henry B.J. Phiri, Sarah Mpofu-Sibanda, Admire Kuzhangaira

Kushata KweMoyo (2018)


A character driven drama about a vengeful housewife whose world is turned upside down when her once abusive step sister pays her an unexpected visit.

Director: Shem Zemura | Stars: Alaika Bhasikolo, Gamuchirai Duve, Kudzai Musungo, Kudzai Carmene Musungo

The Tree (IV) (2019)


A night like no other in a dangerous neighborhood in Cape Town. A mother leaves her child by himself at night as she searches for a way to earn money to buy his medicine. The child, now ... See full summary »

Director: Louw Venter | Star: Inge Beckmann

Votes: 6

The Struggle for Freedom

Action, Drama, History | Pre-production

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Directors: Rany Naser, King Nhondo

Accidental Small House (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

Chipo discovers an affair her husband is having with a young mistress and meets her behind his back. They develop a friendship and embark on a plan to punish him.

Director: Denise Edwards | Stars: Lindiwe Dhlakama, Shaun Mundawarara, Sam Ndlovu

Tomorrow (1998)

27 min | Short

A car crash in the Zimbabwean bush brings about a chance encounter between two men who have never met on equal terms. Archie, the aging Scottish farmer, needs to get his truck out of a ... See full summary »

Director: Manu Kurewa | Stars: Joseph Chikadza, Jane Esau, Marvin Jackson, Robert Maclaren

Tanyaradzwa (2005)

70 min

Tanyaradzwa (Kudakwashe Maradzika) is an intelligent, outgoing girl from a rich, loving family. Life seems perfect until one night, during dinner, her nine-month secret is revealed with the... See full summary »

Director: Tawanda Gunda Mupengo | Stars: Rukudzo Chadzamira, Tongayi Chirisa, Kudakwashe Maradzika, Emmanuel Mbrirmi

Votes: 6


Action, Adventure, Thriller | Announced

A fiery-eyed tomboy flees ruthless traffickers only to find the leader's son a stowaway in her car. Relentlessly chased across South Africa, she must choose between the boy's life or her own.

Star: Lars Arentz-Hansen

iThemba (2010)

72 min | Documentary

Their country is bankrupt. Their bodies are broken. Neighbors consider them cursed. But in music, eight disabled Zimbabweans dared to hope.

Director: Elinor Burkett

Votes: 13

The Tunnel (I) (2010)

25 min | Short, Drama

1980s, Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. The Tunnel follows young Elizabeth, nicknamed "Rabbit" because of her love of making up tall stories. When she arrives at a guerrilla camp desperate for help,... See full summary »

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Mveleli Jela, Tyrone Keogh, Kudakwashe Maradzika, Patricia Matongo

Votes: 26

Pamvura (2005)

Short, Drama

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Director: Tsitsi Dangarembga | Stars: Kudzai Chimbaira, Daniel Maphosa

Simukai, Stand Up and Be Counted (1994)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Simon Atkins

My Lady-Ruva Rangu

Drama | Post-production

When a young student who resorted to prostitution to complete her education meets a heartbroken struggling businessman, the two begin an uncharted relationship that is full of misconceptions.

Director: Nick Zemura | Stars: Vusa Dzimwasha, Nick Zemura, Fortunate Perezu, Gamu Duve

The Members (2007 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama

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Directors: Brett Newton, Howard Ritter, Dustin Young | Stars: Felton Perry, June Carryl, Mirron E. Willis, Brooke Conley

Shungu: The Resilience of a People (2009)


Shungu is a compelling narrative of the strategies ordinary people use to survive in Zimbabwe today. The filmmaker takes us on a personal journey offering a rare, intimate insight as the ... See full summary »

Director: Saki Mafundikwa

Xiii - Tai - Legend (2019)

Short, Drama

In the heart of Los Angeles, a delusional rapper tries to make his mark, in the EDM hall of fame. But his father stands in his way, in a bid to save his son from repeating a terrible mistake.

Director: Jonathan Samukange | Stars: Jessica Vollhardt, Jerreal Khari, Gigi James, Madison Alamia

There We Were

Drama | Announced

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Director: Kyle St John Peters | Star: Kyle St John Peters

Kugara Nhaka Kuona Dzevamwe (2020)

10 min | Drama

Made to commemorate the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, Kugara Nhaka Huona Dzevamwe follows the interpersonal drama within this odd family's household.

Stars: Cathy Chapungu, Sharon Chideu, Tafadzwa Bob Mutumbi, Blessing Nyamukapa

A fly in the ointment (2016)

34 min | Short, Drama

Tapiwa is generally minding his own business when he comes across Sylvia. He falls for her, with tragic consequences for everyone he holds dear.

Director: Tafadzwa Mucheri | Stars: Tonderai Mandaza, Cindy Munyavi, Nothando Nobengula

Black President (2015)

86 min | Documentary

Exiled Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai's demons come to life as he tries to flee South Africa following various fractious experiences in the Johannesburg art scene.

Director: Mpumelelo Mcata | Stars: Kudzanai Chiurai, Melissa Goba, Zaki Ibrahim, Lindiwe Matshikiza

Votes: 7

Spell My Name (2006)

24 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Tawanda Gunda Mupengo | Stars: Conchita Dzapasi, Fadzai Mavhunga, Aaron Chiundura Moyo

Votes: 8

Far from Yesterday (2015)

71 min | Drama

A thug impregnates a young girl and abandons her at his homestead, in hopes of burying the implications of his actions. But what do you do if a resurrected past knocks on your door?

Director: Charles Mugaviri Jr. | Stars: Ammara Brown, Denise Edwards, Hannah Madzikanda

The Many Moods of Sniper (2011)

29 min | Documentary, Short

A glimpse into the career of Zimbabwean dance hall artiste Sniper Storm.

Director: Allen Daura | Stars: Wallace Chirumiko, Allen Daura, Discord, Pauline Gundidza

Tanyaradzwa (2009)

186 min | Documentary

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Director: Alberte Pagán | Star: Tanyaradzwa

Something Nice from London (2015)

60 min | Drama

Tensions rise in Harare as the Chikwiro family await the arrival of their dead son Peter from London.

Director: Nick Marcq | Stars: Memory Bususo, Munya Chidzonga, Lovewell Chisanga, Rumbidzai Karize

Memory Book (2009)

20 min | Documentary, Short

In Zimbabwe, Plan International, carries out their "Memory book" project, that assists HIV-positive mothers to write books in order to transmit their thoughts, experiences and feelings to ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Iwen

For His Riches (2021)

Short, Drama

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Director: Stephanie Gardner | Stars: Mzembi Charles, Kudzai Musungo, Kudzai Carmene Musungo

No bass - Nej herre (1973 TV Special)

39 min | Documentary

"We have the happiest Africans in the world, "said Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith in 1972. The Rhodesian Bush War began in earnest in December 1972 when ZANLA attacked farms in north-eastern Rhodesia.

Director: Stig Holmqvist | Stars: Ian Smith, Janet Duvenage Smith, Joshua Nkomo, Abel Muzorewa

Chauya Chauya - A Risky Life (2012)

69 min | Documentary

Documentary about how a group of women survive on the streets of Zimbabwe.

Director: A.a.V. Amasi

Night Stop (2002)

52 min | Documentary

In the middle of Mozambique truckers stop for the night at a small village where local girls are waiting for customers.

Director: Licínio Azevedo

No News from Harare

29 min | Documentary, Short, Drama | Post-production

A cutting edge account of Mugabe's Zimbabwe: political persecution in the guise of democracy, by Wendy Dent - guest-speaker on Zimbabwe at Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, UC Berkeley and USC. ... See full summary »

Director: Wendy Dent

Killer October (2005)

15 min | Short, Fantasy

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Director: Garth Meyer

Wadiwa Wepa Moyo (2020– )


Two boys from the dusty streets of Harare, Tawanda and Biko have a dream of making it to play for Manchester United in the United Kingdom but everything changes when Tawanda falls in love with Nokuthula.

Stars: Tadiwa Bopoto, Everson K. Chieza, Prince Albert Chigiya, Monalisa Tenderere Dube

Roki's Road (2011)

26 min | Documentary, Short

A look into the world of Legendary Zimbabwe urban groover Roki.

Director: Allen Daura | Stars: Bkay & Kazz, Wallace Chirumiko, Allen Daura, Jusa Dementor

The Bag on My Back (2013)


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Director: Tapiwa Chipfupa

I Want a Wedding Dress (2011)

89 min | Drama

I WANT A WEDDING DRESS is the story of young Kundisai Sande who desperately wants to get married but finds herself in a sexual network with disastrous consequences. Her boyfriend Teri ... See full summary »

Director: Tsitsi Dangarembga | Stars: Dalma Chiwereva, Esther Dauramanzi, Charles Kapfupi, Gift Marowadzanga